There was a time when software developers worked with consultants that will do things for their company or teach some technical knowledge. Agile approaches have brought forward another type of people: coaches.
People and team member management for Agile project management and Scrum software development teams.
Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban conferences have been organized all over the world in recent years. With the popularity of the Agile approaches, they have attracted important audiences and therefore started to capture their sessions on video. This article presents a list of the best Agile and Scrum video channels available on YouTube from these conferences.
If we have always to remember that it is more important to be Agile than to do Agile, there are still many organizations practicing Scrum in a “cargo cult” mode. In this article, Mark Haynes describes, with a facetious bias, some of the common anti-patterns of Scrum Masters.
How do you know if your Scrum team is really Agile? Like predicting the weather, complex human systems need data analytics and statistical models over simple reporting, to understand what creates business agility from human behavior. This is the world of psychology, statistics, human behavior models.
Today, many scrum teams and Agile organizations have incorporated some forms of remote work. This article presents the challenges of managing a distributed scrum team and provides actionable tips for success.
Creating effective Agile teams is not easy. This article explores three models that can inspire you in the Scrum team creation process: the Lencioni Model, the 7T Model and the Tuckman’s Team Development Model.
Chances are, you’ve found yourself in a situation in which some members of your Agile team don’t feel comfortable sharing what they truly feel, either with each other or with leadership. This type of discomfort can be caused by any number of factors: fear that the supervisor or leader will penalize people who speak up; concern over getting humiliated in front of others; and other unfortunate causes.